Archive for March, 2009

Compensating for My Life Brought YOU an Amazing Skill Set!

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Other people have said that I was dealt a low hand genetically and socially: born with a series of physical and learning disabilities into the impoverished trailer court life of a single mother and multiple siblings. Teachers didn't know how to educate me since I didn't respond to the orthodox ...

Expos’e: Socially-Irresponsible Fitness Companies

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

The videos embedded in this article are NSFW/NSFF (Not Safe for Work or Family)! Please don't view them in your workplace or with family or minors within viewing distance. This video contains nudity and violence not suited for the workplace, family or minors. But I feel an overwhelming sense of dread ...

OXYGEN features “Mobility: the New Flexibility”

Friday, March 27th, 2009

The Circular Strength Training® System has been like wildfire. Because of the global economy, people are now actively seeking out alternatives to conventional health clubs. RMAX has seen a huge surge of traffic, members and growth as a result of the socio-economic transformations stimulated by the "recession." People are redefining ...

Kai: My Son’s 1st Boxing Video

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Kai Sonnon takes on his much more seasoned (but still good looking) father in a round of fisticuffs... because the Son got scolded but Dad was wrong, so now... is payback time. I try to not teach my kids martial arts believe it or not. We only play. We've been playing ...

CST Coach Hothi returns to Clubbell® Birthplace

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Circular Strength Training® Coach Vik Hothi is not only a world champion stickfighter, a notoriously strong Wing Chun Sifu and a highly sought-after myofascial therapist in the United Kingdom, he's also got a heart of freaking gold. When he believes in something, he studies it daily, embodies it and goes ...

What’s Your Total Physical Response; and your Kids?

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

My mother helped me seek out many alternative educational approaches as a child. But due to my rampant forms of dyslexia, I found great difficulty in comprehending language, understanding concepts and internalizing ideas. So often did I have that glazed over look in the classroom that my teachers nicknamed me ...

Pop Quiz: Who’s this outed Clubbell addict?

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

I was sent these two photos this morning at my twitter account (@flowcoach). Who owns this home gym featuring Clubbells as the Staple of Strength... Pop Quiz: Who's this outed Clubbell addict? flow thyself, a2a_linkname="Pop Quiz: Who's this outed Clubbell addict?";a2a_linkurl="";

The Evolution of Club Swinging: Ancient to Modern

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Thousands of years ago, club swinging began as the first form of weighted exercise. But if you don't understand how culture can negatively impact evolution, it can appear that one "leap" improves upon an earlier level without it being the case. Some cultural influences can cause devolution - a backslide ...

Don’t Lose Your Mind! Gain Flow in Yoga!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

A common question people ask is, "What kind of style is Prasara yoga?" It's not a style. It's a mode of practicing yoga which is as old, at least, as Patanjali's Yoga Sutras compiled in 200 B.C., and may be much older. So, what then is prasara as a mode ...

Functional Compensation for Swipes

Monday, March 16th, 2009

One of the primary concepts in unique to the Circular Strength Training® System is training the functional opposite in order to maintain balance by compensating for the adaptations of the prior cycle of exercise (or sport skill) development.) As I've been working my way up to the Trial By Fire (TBF) ...